rosa solis

noun

ro·​sa so·​lis
ˌrōzəˈsōlə̇s
plural rosa solises
: a cordial flavored with juice from the sundew or other herbs and spices

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, alteration (influenced by Latin rosa rose) of Medieval Latin ros solis

First Known Use

1654, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rosa solis was in 1654

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“Rosa solis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rosa%20solis. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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